Jobs

Research Specialist: Age-related Metabolic Changes in Alzheimer’s Neurons

Employer

UC Irvine

Location

Irvine, California

Principal Investigator

Gregory Brewer

Contact

Apply at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04874

Description

Perform experiments to alter the course of age-related metabolic changes in neurons in culture and in vivo from Alzheimer-like transgenic mice under the direction of Gregory J. Brewer and Charles Glabe. The NIH-funded project examines hippocampal changes with aging that affect Alzheimer’s disease.

This person also will work to discover crucial metabolic interventions to alter the processing of β-amyloid.

Requirements

Four years since Ph.D. in neuroscience, cell biology, or mitochondrial bioenergetics, and an interest in Alzheimer’s disease. Fluorescence image analysis and transfection experience preferred.